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Posted on Thursday, April 6, 2017
Application Workshop We had a great audience for last night’s Junior Application Committee Workshop. Admissions leaders from the University of Southern California, Lafayette College, Morehouse College, Southern Methodist University, the University of Minnesota, and Bates College led their respective committees of students and parents through a sample selection process. If you did not have the opportunity to make it, please speak with a fellow parent or your college counselor for a summary...
Posted on Thursday, April 6, 2017
College Decisions – Much great news! Congratulations on all the great news! Our students have been accepted to many wonderful colleges the world over. Each year at this time, I find myself amazed at the scope of where our students apply (and are admitted) as well as to the genuine desire to find the college that best “fits.”  By now, seniors should have received college decisions from every college. While we reach out to the colleges to which our students apply, we only hear decisions from...
Posted on Thursday, April 6, 2017
Continue developing good habits It’s important to develop good habits. If you’ve found some strategies successful, great! If not, now is the time to refine. See Ms. Sirianni, talk to your advisor, other teachers or older students. There’s no one pathway to success, so continue to experiment!  Summer Plans Now is the time to think about summer plans. Yes, it’s time for some rest and relaxation, but find ways to make your summer productive. Read. Volunteer. Be active. As you plan ahead to...
Posted on Thursday, April 6, 2017
Standardized Testing Plan & Prep This summer is a time for all students in the Class of 2019 to do some form of standardized test preparation. Most students will sit for a standardized test in the fall and many will take the test of their choice – ACT or SAT – twice by the end of their junior year. Whether your first formalized testing experience will be in August or April, it is vital to use the summer time to prep for the test.  We have once again partnered with Breakaway College...
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2017
With Spring Break approaching and what often feels like a sprint through May following thereafter, we have included a lot of information in this month’s newsletter. After the 2017 AP Exam Information section, you will find information listed by grade level. Please note there is material for both tenth and eleventh grade families as well (below). 2017 AP Exam Information  AP instructors have distributed the Bulletin for AP Students and Parents 2016-2017, a reference for families and...
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2017
With Spring Break approaching and what often feels like a sprint through May following thereafter, we have included a lot of information in this month’s newsletter. After the 2017 AP Exam Information section, you will find information listed by grade level. Please note there is material for both tenth and eleventh grade families as well (below). 2017 AP Exam Information  AP instructors have distributed the Bulletin for AP Students and Parents 2016-2017, a reference for families and students...
Posted on Thursday, March 9, 2017
With Spring Break approaching and what often feels like a sprint through May following thereafter, we have included a lot of information in this month’s newsletter. After the 2017 AP Exam Information section, you will find information listed by grade level. Please note there is material for both tenth and eleventh grade families as well (below). 2017 AP Exam Information  AP instructors have distributed the Bulletin for AP Students and Parents 2016-2017, a reference for families and...
Posted on Wednesday, March 8, 2017
With Spring Break approaching and what often feels like a sprint through May following thereafter, we have included a lot of information in this month’s newsletter. After the 2017 AP Exam Information section, you will find information listed by grade level. Please note there is material for both tenth and eleventh grade families as well (below). 2017 AP Exam Information  AP instructors have distributed the Bulletin for AP Students and Parents 2016-2017, a reference for families and...

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